Overview

Gina Chen is an associate in Mayer Brown’s Chicago office and a member of the Corporate & Securities practice. Gina focuses her practice on advising public and private companies on mergers and acquisitions, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, minority and majority investments and joint ventures. She also advises clients regarding private equity investments, as well as corporate governance and commercial matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Gina was an attorney at a prominent law firm in New York, where she worked on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and corporate governance. Gina was a Fulbright fellow to China, where she conducted research on sustainable urban development. Gina was recognized for her various US-China work as a “25 Under 25: Future Leaders to Watch in US-China Relations” by the China Hands Magazine at Yale University, and is a member of the Next-Gen Leaders Circle at the China Institute and the Serica Initiative.


Spoken Languages

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Spanish

Experience

Gina’s experience include representing:

  • Fosun International Limited in its sale of AmeriTrust Group, Inc. to Accident Fund Insurance Company of America
  • Wolters Kluwer in its sale of its U.S. legal education business to Transom Capital Group
  • Authentic Brands Group and Simon Property Group on their acquisition of Brooks Brothers Group, Inc.*
  • Authentic Brands Group and Simon Property Group on their acquisition of Lucky Brand Jeans*
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company on its acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company for $2.8 billion*
  • Hudson Group on its acquisition of assets related to the operation of Brookstone stores in U.S. airports from Apex Digital, Inc.*
  • Comcast Corporation on its acquisition of Deep Blue Communications, LLC*
  • Uniti Group Inc. on its sale of tower business in Mexico, Colombia and Nicaragua to Phoenix Tower International Spain ETVE, S.L.U.*
  • Lightyear Capital on its sale of Wealth Enhancement Group to TA Associates*
  • Ankura Consulting Group, LLC on its acquisition of C3 Consulting, LLC*
  • Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A. on its sale to Novartis for $3.9 billion*

*Representation while at prior firms

Education

Northwestern University School of Law, JD, cum laude
Executive Articles Editor, Journal of International Law & Business

Yale University, BA, cum laude

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • New York
  • Fulbright Scholar, 2017-2018
  • US Department of State Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund Winner (2016)
  • 25 Under 25: Future Leaders to Watch in US-China Relations (2013)